Parowan, Utah Population 2021

3,281
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Parowan is a city located in Iron County Utah. It is also the county seat of Iron County. With a 2020 population of 3,281, it is the 105th largest city in Utah and the 5966th largest city in the United States . Parowan is currently growing at a rate of 1.80% annually and its population has increased by 17.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,790 in 2010. Parowan reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Parowan has a population density of 475 people per square mile.

The average household income in Parowan is $62,239 with a poverty rate of 8.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $913 per month, and the median house value is $177,300. The median age in Parowan is 39.9 years, 33.4 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Parowan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Parowanwas:

  • White: 95.05%
  • Native American: 3.76%
  • Other race: 0.73%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.03%
  • Two or more races: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Parowan, Utah is 3,281 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,165.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,790.

Parowan, Utah Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,88395.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native1143.76%
Some Other Race220.73%
Asian120.40%
Two or More Races10.03%
Black or African American10.03%
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Parowan Population by Race

Parowan Population Pyramid $2021

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Parowan Median Age

39.9


Total

33.4


Male

45.1


Female

Parowan Adults

There are 2,212 adults, (678 of whom are seniors) in Parowan.

Parowan Age Dependency

97.7

Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Parowan Sex Ratio

Female

1,430

47.15%

Male

1,603

52.85%

Parowan Population by Age

Parowan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Parowan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male29.4%70.6%
Female29.8%70.2%
Non Family75.5%24.5%
All77.5%22.5%
Married85.6%14.4%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Parowan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0572.8477.5
Married6533.4585.6
Non Family3061.0875.5
Male515.7529.4
Female472.5729.8

3.55

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Parowan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade160.85%
9th to 12th Grade412.19%
High School Graduate48225.72%
Some College67536.02%
Associates Degree33417.82%
Bachelors Degree25413.55%
Graduate Degree723.84%
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Parowan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Parowan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,8021,745326
Hispanic4242
Other Race2121
Native American1919
Asian1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.09%.

Parowan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,516$40,682$28,309
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$49,934$63,500$
Some College$31,195$31,285$30,855
Bachelors Degree$$41,316$6,750
Graduate Degree$45,972$$

$37,516

Average Earnings

$40,682

Average Male

$28,309

Average Female

Parowan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Parowan Language by Age

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Parowan Language

96.71% of Parowan residents speak only English, while 3.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.88% of the population.

Parowan Language

Parowan Poverty by Race

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8.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.77%

Male Poverty Rate

6.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Parowan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Parowan is White, with 9.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Parowan is White, with 9.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.08%.

Parowan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater19.00%
High School14.26%
Some College3.80%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Parowan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed8.04%
Female Employed3.14%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Parowan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Parowan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,101$62,239
Families$62,292$74,961
Married Families$64,250-
Non Families$35,119$31,014
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Income by Household Type

Parowan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

65.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Parowan Married by Age and Sex

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Parowan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Parowan Marital Status by Race

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Parowan Marital Status

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185

Number of Veterans

127

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War57
Vietnam40
Second Gulf War18
Korea5
World War II4

Parowan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5457
55 to 6448
75+40
65 to 7440
18 to 34

Parowan Veterans by Age

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Parowan Veterans by Race

Parowan Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Parowan Veterans by Education

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49.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Parowan Employment by Age

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Parowan Employment by Race

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Parowan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.83%

Born in Parowan

98.91%

Native Born

1.09%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.91% of Parowan residents were born in the United States, with 54.83% having been born in Utah. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Parowan Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,281581.80%
20203,223581.83%
20193,165581.87%
20183,107722.37%
20173,035541.81%
20162,981602.05%
20152,921682.38%
20142,853270.96%
20132,826-7-0.25%
20122,833170.60%
20112,816110.39%
20102,8052400.90%
20002,5650.00%

Parowan Population by Year